In accordance with Florida statutes, the ACE program is designed to provide mid-career professionals, paraprofessionals or recent non-education college graduates the opportunity to fulfill instructional requirements to qualify as an educator. After completing either the ACE program, the participant may seek a professional teaching certificate.
Requirements to enroll in either program are:
ACE is provided online through the FLDOE Ed-Ventures program. Participants work at their own pace with the temporary teaching certificate providing the timeline for completion. Please review the most current application for additional information.
Face-to-face orientations are provided to assist participants in beginning the online program. A schedule is provided below.
There is a NEW LOGIN. We no longer use the D2L website. Please login at http://tracking.altcertflorida.org/Auth/LogOn . You will use your current User Name, but initially the password is "newaccount" for everyone.
PLEASE CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD WHEN YOU FIRST LOGIN TO SOMETHING THAT YOU WILL REMEMBER.
ACE is a competency-based, on-the-job program. Participants complete tasks under the guidance of online tutors, most of whom are National Board Certified teachers of Polk County Schools. These teachers have dedicated themselves to the ACE Program and helping alternative certification teachers since the beginning of the program.
For more information or questions you have regarding the ACE program please feel freel to contact Lou Ann Bigsby, Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 647-4280.